The War on Error

10 most misspelled words*

Posted on: October 15, 2009

1. Definitely (Definately)
2. Sacrilegious (Sacreligious)
3. Indict (Indite)
4. Manoeuvre (Maneouvre)
5. Bureaucracy (Beaurocracy)
6. Broccoli (Brocolli)
7. Phlegm (Phleghm)
8. Prejudice (Predjudice)
9. Consensus (Conscensus)
10.Unnecessary (Unecessary)

The research found that 57 per cent of people judge others on their spelling, with 42 per cent admitting they believe people who can’t spell are “thick”.

*According to a poll done by and reported by The Daily Record


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